Monthly Archive: December, 2013

Dramatic rescue of lone yachstman adrift in the Atlantic Ocean

An incredible tale has emerged of how a lone yachtsman adrift in the Atlantic Ocean after he had to abandon his yacht, was rescued by a tanker at sea. The efforts of those… Continue reading

Twiggy Baker catches the Big Wave win

A spectacular day of surfing on the Xpreshon Big Wave World Tour saw South Africa’s Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker take the win at the Arnette Punta Galea Challenge in Basque Country, Spain. The large… Continue reading

NSRI rescues over the past few days

Sea Rescue incidents around the country over the past few days include those at St Francis Bay and Jeffreys Bay. St Francis Bay:  At 19h00 on Saturday, 21st December, NSRI St Francis Bay… Continue reading

Woman seriously injured in boating accident on Kromme River in St Francis Bay

A young woman in her 20s was rushed to a Port Elizabeth hospital yesterday evening in a serious condition after being injured in a boating collision at the Kromme River Mouth in St… Continue reading

Three Knysna teenage girls die after being swept out to sea in rip currents

Three teenage girls died after being swept out to sea in rip currents at Knysna this afternoon. In spite of extensive CPR efforts to save them at the Knysna hospital they were declared… Continue reading

Going on holiday? Don’t leave your home unattended SAP says

 The SAP has encouraged South Africans to take precautionary measures to safe-guard themselves and their properties during this festive season. Police have advised residents, who will be leaving their houses to go to… Continue reading

St Francis motorists donate R19500 to NSRI

Motorists in St Francis Drive this morning were generous in their donations to St Francis Bay NSRI.  A total of R19 500 was raised. Marc May, St Francis Bay station commander,  and his… Continue reading

Read the St Francis Chronicle December edition online

The December edition of St Francis Chronicle is now online. All 32 pages can be read by clicking on the relevant pages, below. This bumper festive season edition and holiday guide is an… Continue reading

Forthcoming Events and holiday guide for St Francis Bay 2013 to early 2014

Farewell tribute to Mandela from St Francis Bay Spar

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
By Bev Mortimer Early morning shoppers to SuperSpar St Francis Bay today were overcome by a most moving tribute to the hero of the African liberation struggle…